I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid – Portrait Project
Date(s) - Tuesday, September 11, 2012
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center
We share our stories publicly, as undocumented members of this country, bringing forth our existences and realities into the narrative of the United States and global society.
Exhibit opening reception and panel discussion
Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for the opening reception of the photography exhibit “I Define Myself: Undocumented and Unafraid”, and a panel discussion about President Obama’s announcement on “Deferred Action”. Learn about this new administrative measure from leaders of the Filipino, Latino, and Polish communities as they share their stories and discuss the local and national political frameworks that affect undocumented students.
- Abel Nuñez, Centro Romero
- Agata Czyzewska and Carla Navoa, Immigrant Youth Justice League
- Luis Gutierrez, Latinos Progresando
- Professor Amalia Pallares, Latin American and Latino Studies Program
A collaborative project between the Centers for Cultural Understanding & Social Change, the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and members of the immigrant campaign Coming Out of the Shadows, INSIDE OUT.
If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.
Name: Mario Lucero
UIC Honors College, the Social Justice Initiative, Latin American and Latino Studies, and the Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services
UIC Latino Cultural Center